Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Love Never Dies will soon be at the Academy of Music as part of the season’s first presentation of Broadway Philadelphia. Sean Thompson, who plays Raoul, Vicomte de Chagny, will be returning to his hometown. He was born, raised, and educated in Philadelphia. Sean recently took a few minutes out from his busy schedule to talk to me about Love Never Dies, his early life, education, career, and personal life.
In association with Hartford Stage, the McCarter Theatre center is now presenting a stage adaptation by Douglas McGrath of Edith Wharton’s classic novel, The Age of Innocence.
Opera Philadelphia is now presenting Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, at the Academy of Music until September 30. It is part of their Festival O 2018. This new production has much to recommend it.
Irving Berlin’s American masterpiece, Holiday Inn, is now playing at America’s masterpiece, the Walnut Street Theatre, until October 21.
Czech-born Sir Tom Stoppard’s 1988 play, Hapgood, is now onstage at the Lantern Theater until October 14. It is the play’s Philadelphia premiere.
An evil stepmother, a sea witch, a wicked witch and that witch from Hansel and Gretal come together on halloween to fight for the title of Witchiest Witch!
What does Blithe mean?
There has been a lot of turmoil in the gayborhood recently. Back in June we reported that Tabu Sports Lounge was moving to the iCandy Building. We talked with the owner of Tabu – Jeff Sotland.
Legends come and go, yet many remain legends long after their deaths. In the musical, Million Dollar Quartet we have four: Elvis Presley; Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash; and (the still living) Jerry Lee Lewis